Going up against 300-pound linemen who wanted nothing more than to lay him out was a pretty common occurrence for football Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young.

Yet the former San Francisco 49er said mental fears have weighed greater on his mind than physical ones — and at times have been "a constant companion," though they haven't necessarily been a bad thing, he said.

"I believe our fears can actually lead us to greater faith," he said. "(It) moves us to greater dependence on the Savior."

Young was the concluding keynote speaker Sunday night at a fireside at the Tabernacle that was part of a three-day Young Single Adult conference for members in the Bonneville, Murray East, Holladay and Granger regions of the Salt Lake Valley.

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